Al Alvarez Quotes

Top 15 wise famous quotes and sayings by Al Alvarez

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Al Alvarez quotes: I could think of worse ways of going than at the poker table. I could think of worse ways of going than at the poker table.
Al Alvarez quotes: The fact that we write about it doesn't mean we play better than ordinary players at all. The fact that we write about it doesn't mean we play better than ordinary players at all.
Al Alvarez quotes: Yes, I think poker really isn't gambling. Yes, I think poker really isn't gambling.
Al Alvarez quotes: Now, if, as I think, writing should be, it's a kind of risky trade. Now, if, as I think, writing should be, it's a kind of risky trade.
Al Alvarez quotes: Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level. Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
Al Alvarez quotes: No man kills himself unless there is something wrong with his life. No man kills himself unless there is something wrong with his life.
Al Alvarez quotes: It is easy to smile at an insult and pretend it's funny when the person insulting you is hosing you with money. It is easy to smile at an insult and pretend it's funny when the person insulting you is hosing you with money.
Al Alvarez quotes: I think one of the interesting things about poker is that once you let your ego in, you're done for. I think one of the interesting things about poker is that once you let your ego in, you're done for.
Al Alvarez quotes: I mean being a writer is like being a psychoanalyst, but you don't get any patients. I mean being a writer is like being a psychoanalyst, but you don't get any patients.
Al Alvarez quotes: The better the artist, the more vulnerable he seems to be. The better the artist, the more vulnerable he seems to be.
Al Alvarez quotes: Hold'em is a game of calculated aggression. If your cards are good enough for you to call a bet, they are good enough to raise with. Hold'em is a game of calculated aggression. If your cards are good enough for you to call a bet, they are good enough to raise with.